Recent Conference Papers

This list contains the citations, presentations and papers from conferences and publications from personnel associated with The ETHER Initiative.

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October 2013

Layton, R. (2013). Towards an African Digital Repository. South African Museums Association (SAMA) Conference 2013. 22-24 Oct 2013. Kimberley, Northern Cape. South Africa. Presentation (3.7MB). Audio recording…


February 2013

Layton, R. (2013). Towards the Digital Institution. SADI Conference on Best-Practices in Digitisation. 27 Feb – 1 Mar 2013. University of the Witwatersrand. Presentation (1.7MB). Raw audio recording…

November 2012

Gibson, L. (2012). Seeking Common Ground: How Digital Museums Might Play a Role in Promoting Peace. ICMAH/COMCOL Annual Conference 2012 : Museums and the Idea of Historical Progress. 7-9 November 2012. Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Presentation (733KB).

Layton, R., Gibson, L. (2012). SPECTRUM: The UK Museums Collection Management Standard. KZN Museums Services Conference. ICC, Durban, South Africa. Presentation (full – 3.7MB), Presentation (small – 2.4MB)

October 2012

Layton, R. (2012). Enabling museums to benefit from the mobile revolution. South African Museums Association (SAMA) Conference 2012. 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2012. Paarl, Western Cape Province. South Africa. Paper (386KB) , Presentation (full – 3.1MB), Presentation (small – 1.8MB)

Gibson. L. (2012). South Africa and the International SPECTRUM of Museum Standards. South African Museums Association (SAMA) Conference 2012. 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2012. Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa. Paper (336KB), Presentation (1.6MB).

Layton, R., Jobson, M. (2012). Digitisation as a Means to Document Shared Histories of the Liberation Struggle. NHC International Conference on Liberation Archives. East London, South Africa. 29 Oct – 1 Nov 2012. Paper (419KB).

Gibson, L. (2012). Politics of Liberating Archives. Heritage Liberation Route Archives Colloguium. 9-10 October 2012. KwaZulu-Natal Training Academcy, Pietermatizburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Presentation (817KB).

September 2012

Layton, R. (2012). Using Mobile eTourism for World Heritage Sites to Enhance Community Economies. International Conference on “Living with World Heritage in Africa”. 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention.. UNESCO, Department of Arts and Culture. Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa. 26-29 September 2012. Presentation (1.4MB).

June 2012

Layton, R. (2012). Digital Provenance. Open Culture 2012. Collections Trust. Kia Oval, London, England. 26 June 2012. Presentation (1.8MB).